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Moving Time

Non-river posts on this blog are slowly being moved to another blog, http://billtwoltravels.blogspot.com/

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Platina

Platina

Ah, Platina. When Yvonne “Sue” Mills died, she left behind a plaque that said, “Her soul is in heaven but her heart is in Platina.” You can read that plaque on a bench on the porch of the Platina Store.


Or you can step inside, eat a great burger, and...

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Igo and Ono; Down the Ditch Grade

Igo and Ono; Down the Ditch Grade

There I was, up to my fetlocks in the dung of this year's presidential politics, and I wanted to get away from it all.

(Incidentally, if you've read this piece on my Facebook page, you don't have to read it again here. There'll be no test.)

I wanted to go for a drive in the country....

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Northern California Veterans Cemetery

Northern California Veterans Cemetery


(You can’t believe a lot of stuff you read in the blogs.  In February of last year I posted that this blog was kaput, that I would no longer be posting new items.  Well, from time to time I come across a topic that interests me, and it becomes a new item needing a...

Woman on Water
Paddling with the BOYZ

Feb 22, 2016
Paddling with the BOYZ

Earlier this month, Jeff and I coached at Paddle Golden Gate.  It was a gorgeous weekend in the San Francisco Bay area with lots of excited and eager students.  I enjoyed teaching rock garden classes and getting to hang out with other paddler...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

All the cross country trails are filled with snow this year.
The popular Great Ski Race for cross country skiers will take place March 6, 2016 without fear of the course melting away.  The race has been plagued with cancellations over the past few years due to...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

Plenty of snow for the Great Ski Race in March

All the cross country trails are filled with snow this year.
The popular Great Ski Race for cross country skiers will take place March 6, 2016 without fear of the course melting away.  The race has been plagued with cancellations over the past few years due to...

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Woman on Water
Love to Be on the Water

Feb 4, 2016

Here's a new video that I put together for a video contest at Paddle Golden Gate Symposium.  I hope that you enjoy this edit.  Some of the footage you might recognize; however, there is some new footage and old footage that I haven't used bef...

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2015

Jan 7, 2016
2015

Wow - 2016 is rolling along and I haven't shared my 2015 highlights.  I have been running through them in my head and have to say that perhaps the reason that I haven't shared them is that there are so many that I don't know where to begin - not a...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Girl injured in fall from Squaw Valley Chairlift

Girl injured in fall from Squaw Valley Chairlift

 An 8-year-old girl fell from the Big Blue Express chairlift on January 2. According to Lake Tahoe News, the girl fell from nearly 40 feet. A witness said the girl fell when the chair restarted after a stoppage.She was flown to Renown Medical Cen...

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